Last year when I started this blog and decided to share my recipes here, I baked a lemon pound cake. It was my sister’s birthday and I had just reached back home after a holiday. Therefore, I was unable to get hold of all the ingredients and I had to settle for making a miniContinue reading

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It’s that time of the year when everyone desperately tries to find a way to escape Delhi summers. Escaping to places with balmy weather, planning pool parties or just hibernating in their air-conditioned houses, Delhiites take every step to flee the heat. A major shift happens in our eating pattern as well. As much as I love having seekh kebabs, butterContinue reading

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I had barely recovered from the chocolate cherry pie’s hangover that I discovered fresh plums in my mom’s shopping bags. I felt it was an opportunity to make another summer dessert that could make me feel enthusiastic in this lazy weather. Such was the excitement that I could hardly sleep. There was a time whenContinue reading

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Off late, I have been baking regularly and I am thoroughly enjoying my time. The joy of getting your hands dirty with flour and butter, with a fragrance of vanilla is unparalleled. So, while I was busy using all the seasonal fruits in my desserts, few people in my family were clearly missing the magicContinue reading

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I am so thrilled, in less than a year I am posting my 100th blog entry. It’s been an adventurous journey and I felt it was the right time to revive my Make & Eat section of the blog. There’s no better way to celebrate than eat a cake and even better, if it’s homemade.Continue reading

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Over time I have realised that the love that chocolate cake gets is exceptional. Most people ask me to make chocolate cake for almost every occasion. So, I am always on the look out for different recipes for chocolate cake. I found this recipe by Marlene Matar on the net and later came to knowContinue reading

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After ending the year on a high, I have been feeling rather lazy in this cold weather. The ongoing rains aren’t helpful either. So out of guilt, I have been baking quite religiously, as stepping out is an effort. I baked another winter favourite today- Carrot cake. We get the best produce of carrots inContinue reading

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A month long waiting for Christmas and baking goodies for the occasion is how I spent my December. Yesterday, it certainly was the time to relax. But no Christmas of mine would have been complete without making a plum cake only for my loved ones. I feel, somehow I always save my best bakes, forContinue reading

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Somehow when my Dad goes vegetable shopping, he seems to buy a stock, good enough for an entire farm. So, last evening, when he returned with a huge bag full of Mushrooms, my mother and I felt clueless, as we didn’t know what we would do with them. So I decided to use them for myContinue reading

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I was thrilled after making the Tomato-Carrot-Beetroot Soup, everyone loved it in my family. My dad (who is very difficult to please) has asked me to make it again. So that was a great start for my Soup Stories. The next Soup I decided to make was Potato and Broccoli Soup. The recipe was availableContinue reading

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